Old Soldiers Day Parade

Aug 3
Historic Downtown Alpharetta

The City of Alpharetta and American Legion Post 201 will host the Annual Old Soldiers Day Parade on August 3rd, honoring veterans and service members. A memorial service will kick off the event at 10 a.m. and the parade will make its way down Roswell Street, Old Milton Parkway, and conclude at Wills Road with … Continued


Alive In Roswell

Apr 18 – Oct 17
  Next time: 5:00pm on Sep 19
Roswell City Hall

Roswell’s much-loved monthly street festival, Alive in Roswell, returns to energize downtown Roswell once again this April. This year, Gate City Brewing Company and Carl Black of Roswell return as presenting sponsors! Alive in Roswell is held on the third Thursday of each month from April through October, and runs concurrently on Canton Street, at … Continued

Atlanta Game Fest

Atlanta Game Fest

May 30, 2019 – Feb 2, 2020
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 24

Atlanta Game Fest is a chance for boardgame fans to gather, socialize, see old friends (as well as make new ones) and really stretch out and get in four full days of fun and games. We get a great group of friendly folks who make getting into a game easy. There will also be an … Continued

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Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series

Jun 8 – Aug 14

The Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series brings music and fun to life, Saturdays from May to September. Bring a blanket and a picnic, and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups. The Brooke Street Park Concert Series is a low-key, vendor-free weekend music concert series with the goal of celebrating … Continued


Concerts In The Garden

May 24 – Aug 17
Atlanta Botanical Garden

Concerts in the Garden celebrates another stellar season on the Great Lawn. Kick back under the stars for a series of great shows. Schedule: Friday, 5/24: Old Crow Medicine Show Sunday, 6/2: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder I’m With Her Friday, 6/14: The Mighty O.A.R. American Authors Friday, 6/28: Mandolin Orange Wednesday, 7/10: The Wood … Continued

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Jazz Matters

Jun 21 – Aug 16
Wren’s Nest, The

Relax, relate, release an enjoy a wonderful evening of music at Jazz Matters, Inc., 4th Annual Jazz Matters At The Wren’s Nest in Atlanta’s Historic West. Enjoy musical performances, by regional, national and international artists, highlighting the diversity and cultural roots of jazz music, and musical genres influenced by it. View Schedule

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Georgia Movies In The Park

Jul 6 – Sep 6
Various locations

2019 marks the 13th season of the Georgia Movies in the Park™ series in the North Atlanta area. Movies in the Park™ features over a dozen free family outdoor movie events shown at kid-friendly start times in unique and historical locations in North Georgia including Alpharetta, Canton, Cumming, Dawsonville, Lake Lanier and Woodstock. View schedule … Continued


Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival

Jul 14 – Aug 25
Fox Theatre

The 2019 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival is kicking off with a screening of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” for the film’s 30th Anniversary. The festival will include early and evening shows including “Saturday Morning Cartoons,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Mary Poppins” sing-along, “The Princess Bride” and the 80th Anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz.”

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Something Wicked Film Festival

Aug 2 – Aug 4

Something Wicked Film Festival is in its fourth year and they are happy to continue to showcase some amazing genre films (i.e. animation, fantasy, horror, experimental, and science fiction) from some amazing film-makers from all over the world. Although they have an extensive program and support of local Georgia film-makers and films they strive to … Continued

Summer Adventures

Summer Adventures Day

Aug 4
Chattahoochee Nature Center

Join the Chattahoochee Nature Center to celebrate the end of summer by canoeing and trying other outdoor skills at Summer Adventures Family Fun Day. Enjoy crafts, face painting, and games, discover water science and conservation, and more. Be sure to wear your swimsuit, since you might get wet at this event filled with adventure.

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Dirty South Yoga Fest

Aug 9 – Aug 11

Dirty South Yoga Fest is a community and yoga-inspired event featuring a diverse sampling of instructors for a weekend of yoga classes, workshops, community and festivities. Dirty South Yoga Fest supports, spotlights and celebrates local yoga across the south. This event takes place at: The Loudermilk Center 40 Courtland St NE Atlanta, GA 30303

Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival

Aug 10
Legacy Park

The 19th annual Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass festival is back from 1pm to 9pm on Saturday, August 10th. Bringing together the classic southern staples BBQ and blues for one night in Decatur. This year’s event will be located at Legacy Park – 500 S. Columbia Dr.


Let’s Celebrate Berlin!

Aug 10

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. As such, we have selected Berlin as our city/region to celebrate this year. Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta combines their love of one of the most international cities in the world with our annual fundraiser. Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta will be transforming the 39th floor of the Icon … Continued

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USA Football First Down Tour

Aug 11

USA Football First Down Tour is an initiative for kids to learn football as a game before a sport. This grassroots outreach targets participants ages 4-9 in hopes that they will try football for the first time in a fun, free and friendly way. The end goal is for participants to move along the FDM … Continued


Run For The Noses 5K

Aug 10

Support our furry friends and the Georgia Veterinary Associates CARE Fund at the Run for the Noses 5K. The hospitals spend tens of thousands of dollars every year on pets in need, as well as partnering with rescue groups and organizations to provide reduced-cost services. Georgia Veterinary Associates created the CARE Fund in order to … Continued


Perseid Meteor Star Party

Aug 10

Join the Perseid Meteor Star Party to view the best meteor shower of the year! Come set up on the beach to enjoy acoustic music, constellations, and meteor viewing. A limited number of telescopes will be available to view the night sky or bring your own. This stargazing event is aimed for all ages and … Continued

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Atlanta Summer Wine Festival

Aug 10
City Winery

Atlanta Wine Festivals hosts the Atlanta Summer Wine Festival at City Winery. The event is split into two sessions. Enjoy the venue with live music upstairs and beats by DJ Qtip downstairs (during both sessions). The ticket price includes a souvenir acrylic wine glass, entertainment, and all wine, cider, and beer samples. Food costs extra. … Continued

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East Cobber Parade And Festival

Aug 14

Now in its 24th year, the East Cobber Parade and Festival is the only community-wide event in East Cobb County, drawing 2,000 parade participants representing 110 different groups and a crowd of over 10,000. The East Cobber Parade and Festival strives to build a sense of community by creating a special event and annual tradition … Continued


Eats And Beats

Aug 15

Don’t miss Eats and Beats, a one of a kind event! Atlanta’s best restaurants join forces for an unforgettable evening of unlimited food, open bars, live entertainment, phenomenal wine wall and unique silent auction items at West Midtown’s hottest new venue. Restaurants participating this year include: Staplehouse, American Cut Steakhouse, Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar, … Continued


Party With The Past

Aug 15
Clarkston Community Center

During the Atlanta History Center’s Party With the Past, a free young professional event, visit the Clarkston Community Center, amid “the most diverse square mile in America.” In an event that combines socializing, inexpensive beer and free history, participate in a trivia game focused on Clarkston’s history, shop local vendors selling global goods, and sample … Continued

Macon Film

Macon Film Festival

Aug 15 – Aug 18

The Macon Film Festival is heading into its 14th year with a four-day festival planned. The festival screens independent films from around the world in multiple historic theaters in the city’s downtown district. The festival features film screenings, celebrity guests, special screenings, and workshops throughout the whole festival weekend. This event takes place at: Downtown … Continued

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Noble Clay 2k Row

Aug 17
Ponce City Market

The Noble Clay 2K Row event is a 2,000m row erg event. Similar to a standard 5K, but with rowing. Participants sign up to row and fundraise for our non-profit organization. All proceeds go to our brand new location in Summerhill/Peoplestown and providing fitness for all. This event takes place at: The Shed at Ponce … Continued

Rugged Maniac

Rugged Maniac

Aug 17

Rugged Maniac is returning to Atlanta with 25 epic obstacles and one rockin’ party! Here’s how it works: Register for the race and you’ll get to run the 5k course (or the new option called Rugged Maniac X, which includes unlimited laps of the 5k course and a special edition headband)! You’ll climb towers of … Continued

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Doggy Con

Aug 17
Woodruff Park

Two weeks before Dragon Con enlivens Downtown Atlanta, Woodruff Park hosts an opportunity for metro-Atlantans and their four-legged friends to get in on the cosplay fun. Doggy Con features a pet parade and costume contest, a vendor village of dog-centric goods and activities, a yappy hour social, and plenty of pup culture. Registration is required … Continued

Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Aug 17 – Aug 18
Piedmont Park

Spend at least one day of your weekend at the Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival!  Featuring more than 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters all in the heart of Midtown! The festival will also have live music, a children’s play area, and many food options.

Taste of Johns Creek

Aug 17

Taste of Johns Creek is back with more than 20 local restaurants, live music, and an art walk with plenty of shopping and kids activities. Tastings range from $1 to $4 at the Chattahoochee High School. This event takes place at: Chattahoochee High School 5230 Taylor Rd Alpharetta, GA 30022

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Area 13.1 Half Marathon & 5K

Aug 17

Proceeds from the AREA 13.1/Terrestrial 5K races support Bwanali Chipole Victory, Inc. Bwanali Chipole Victory Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is building an orphanage in Malawi, Africa. They feed and educate over 140 children on a daily basis and are currently building a girl’s dormitory to house approximately 150 young girls. Since 2011, they … Continued


BronzeLens Film Festival

Aug 21 – Aug 23

The BronzeLens Film Festival (BLFF) concept was originated by the President of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), William Pate. He believed that with the growing number of films being made in Atlanta and Georgia, a destination festival focused on films made by African Americans would have an audience. Kathleen Bertrand, Sr. VP at … Continued


Walk, Wag, N’ Run

Aug 24

Ahimsa House will be having thei 8th Annual Walk, Wag, n’ Run on August 24th at Lenox Park in Brookhaven. Each year we see a crowd of about 500 individuals and their pets. The event includes a certified 5K (2020 Peachtree Road Race Qualifier) at 7:30 a.m., a Fun Run (under a mile) at 8:45 … Continued

Summer Saturdays

September Saturdays Festival

Aug 21 – Aug 28

September Saturdays is the largest annual festival and community event in Douglas County. Its sole purpose is to foster community by creating an event where any resident, regardless of the situation, can come and enjoy fun, fellowship, camaraderie, and inclusion. A community only gets stronger when it communicates!

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Pine Lake Pollinator Count And Picnic

Aug 24

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is coming in August! The City of Pine Lake invites the public to become citizen scientists and join us to make history during Georgia’s first-ever statewide Pollinator Census. Arrive early for a Coffee and Pollinator Count. volunteers will conduct a Guided Pollinator Count at the Pine Lake Clubhouse and Art … Continued

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Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Aug 24 – Aug 25
Grant Park

An annual tradition, the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival will welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park for its 17th year. Produced by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the two-day, fun-filled festival will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend in addition to an expansive artist market, … Continued

Africa Expo

The Africa Expo

Aug 24

Come one, come all people and bask in black global unity. Come enjoy Afro-Centric vendors, a panel on black entrepreneurship, a dance lesson from one of Atlanta’s premier African dance companies, our Kids in STEM Kidzone and end the evening with a fashion show and bask int he beauty of black unity at the Africa … Continued

ATL Wine + Spirits Fest

Aug 24
Piedmont Park

Take a break from your travels and enjoy the soothing sounds of live music while drinking wine, beer, and spirits. The World Tour will be held on the lovely Promenade at Piedmont Park. Proceeds will go to benefit the Piedmont Park Conservancy. ATL Wine + Spirits Fest is a rain or shine event and no … Continued

Can Can Ball

Can Can Ball

Aug 23

The Can Can Ball wouldn’t be the same without a visit to the popular Silent Auction. Don’t miss a great opportunity to place your bid on over 200 plus unique items. Look for gift cards to your favorite restaurants and shopping centers, electronics and gifts for the home, sports memorabilia and even travel opportunities. Experiences … Continued


Stadium Fun Run

Aug 25
SunTrust Park

The SagerStrong 3K Stadium Fun Run is a family-friendly event – designed with all ages in mind – there will be a 3K run, walk, and a short dash on the field (ages 7 and under). In addition to a fun run through the ballpark – the first of its kind at SunTrust Park – … Continued

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Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown

Aug 25

The all-inclusive Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown is returning for its fourth year in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood. Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms and Big Green Egg and produced by Taste of Atlanta, the event will feature creative talent from over 30 prominent Southeastern chefs hailing from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina … Continued

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Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: Five Points

Aug 25

Plunge into historic Jewish Atlanta with exclusive tours of some of the city’s most significant sites! Join them as they explore Historic Five Points. The center of life in Atlanta, Five Points is both a space and a crucial turning point in many of Atlanta’s well-known stories. This event takes place at: 92 Alabama St … Continued

Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’

Aug 25

Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ is an annual homemade ice cream festival with more than 100 flavors! “Crankers” and teams compete for ice cream awards, and visitors can enjoy other contests such as ice cream stacking and eating contests. Proceeds benefit The Drake House programs. This event takes place at: 612 Mimosa Blvd Roswell, Georgia … Continued

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Southern Pig Roast

Aug 25

The Decatur Farmers Market in partnership with Wild Heaven Beer will be hosting our third annual Southern Pig Roast at the Wild Heaven brewery. This event will feature a whole pig smoked by Brian Wolfe of Kimball House (chicken option available, as well) with southern-inspired veggie sides from Rising Son and Farm Burger and live … Continued

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Atlanta Koi And Goldfish Show

Aug 28 – Aug 29

Join the Atlanta Koi Club for a free fun-filled family day at the club’s 25th-anniversary show! Don’t miss these colorful exotic Japanese ornamental fish that so many hobbyists have grown to love and admire for their unique beauty. This is an event the koi hobbyist don’t want to miss! This event takes place at: Gwinnett … Continued


Hops For Hemophilia

Aug 28
Sweet Water Brewery

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Atlanta at Hops for Hemophilia! We will be returning to SweetWater Brewery to enjoy an afternoon of craft beer, tasty food, music and more! Net proceeds from the event will fund bleeding disorder research for a cure.

Crypt Con

Crypt Con

Aug 28
Oakland Cemetery

Calling all Pokemon trainers, Stormtrooopers, wizards, Klingons, and folks of all fandoms to Crypt Con! If you’re in town early for the Dragon*Con and looking for something fun for all ages, explore Atlanta’s necropolis with a sunset tour of Oakland Cemetery. Located only a few MARTA stops away from the Con, Oakland is an outdoor … Continued

Dragon Con

Dragon Con

Aug 29 – Sep 2
Downtown Atlanta

Dragon Con was founded on the idea that a convention did not have to be constrained to a single fandom or identity, mashing the various interests and hobbies of its founders into one massive convention where anyone was welcome. Nowadays, Dragon Con is a massive convention inhabiting multiple venues and spanning nearly every interest imaginable. … Continued

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Summer In The South Film Festival

Aug 30 – Sep 2

Summer in the South Film Festival is a new festival taking place along the BeltLine at Wild Heaven Beer’s West End location. Join them for a weekend of independent film screenings, Q&As with the filmmakers, stand-up comedy, panels with industry professionals, awards, and more! This event takes place at: Wild Heaven Beer 1020 White St … Continued

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Decatur Book Festival

Aug 30 – Sep 1
Decatur Square

The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more than 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds of thousands of festival-goers have crowded the historic downtown Decatur square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live … Continued



Aug 30

VinoTOSA is a wine tasting like you have never experienced. VinoTOSA is the Country’s largest wine tasting of African American winemakers! Sample a multitude of wines and the first 200 guests will receive a complimentary wine glass. Sip and learn about wines from the most prestigious Black-Owned vineyards in America amidst a setting of contemporary … Continued


VinoTOSA – Wine Tasting

Aug 30
Underground Atlanta

One of Atlanta’s urbanite, Who’s Who events. VinoTOSA is quickly becoming the Country’s largest tasting of wines from African American winemakers! Guests will receive their complimentary wine glass and then sample a multitude of wines. Sip and learn about wines from the most prestigious Black-Owned vineyards in America amidst a setting of contemporary artwork and … Continued

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Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival

Aug 30 – Sep 1
Callaway Gardens

Let your Labor Day take flight at the Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival! See hot air balloons soar, or take a tethered ride yourself in our picture-perfect farewell to Summer. The magic begins with the extraordinary Friday Night Balloon Glow, where balloons illuminate the night, and the festivities continue all weekend long. Spend your … Continued


Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

Aug 31 – Sep 1

The autumn-rich colors of the north Georgia mountains will set the backdrop as the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and the AeroShell Demonstration Teams headline the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show. The Navy’s elite Flight Demonstration Squadron’s six F/A-18 jets and the Marines’ hulking KC-130T transport, affectionately known as “Fat Albert,” will perform actual military … Continued


WorthPoint Treasure Hunt

Aug 31

Join WorthPoint CEO Will Seippel and eBay Hall of Famer Danna Crawford for a free session on how to discover hidden treasures at flea markets, antique or thrift stores or in your own attic or basement. The group will gather for a tutorial then explore the Trinity Thrift Store to hunt for treasures. Bring a … Continued


Labor Day Weekend

Aug 31 – Sep 2
Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park honors and appreciates everyday working heroes during our Labor Day Weekend Celebration! Enjoy a day of adventure on our family-friendly attractions plus take in some special live entertainment only here during Labor Day Weekend! Complete your evening with the Lasershow Spectacular followed by EPIC fireworks all three nights!

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Marietta Art in the Park

Aug 31 – Sep 2
Glover Park

Marietta Art in the Park will be celebrating its 33rd year Anniversary as Marietta Square’s premier event celebrating the arts by featuring both local and national artist displaying their fine arts on Labor Day weekend. Widely acclaimed as one of the best fine art shows in Atlanta, and the only in Cobb County, this free … Continued

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Breakout Games Treasure Hunt

Aug 31

Breakout Games, the nation’s leading escape room brand, is coming to Atlanta on July 31 to give away a total of $2,000 in cash as part of its second annual tour of Treasure Hunts. Open to the public and similar to a scavenger hunt, participants will have the chance to follow coordinates released every 30 … Continued

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Georgia Book and Paper Fair

Aug 31 – Sep 1

Don’t miss the 2019 Georgia Book and Paper Fair during the AJC-Decatur Book Festival Specialist dealers in rare books and paper ephemera will be exhibiting thousands of items for sale. Hosted by the Georgia Antiquarian Booksellers Association, they are excited to continue this unique addition to the AJC-Decatur Book Festival. The Georgia Book & Paper … Continued


Festival On Ponce

Apr 6 – Oct 13
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 12
Olmsted Linear Park

The Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr. along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art.” In addition to the … Continued

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